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Murray McDavid

Murray McDavid
Half N’ Half 11 Year Aged Blended Scotch Whisky

Category: Blended Scotch

Date Tasted:
Country: Scotland
Alcohol: 46%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$70

Murray McDavid
Half N’ Half 11 Year Aged Blended Scotch Whisky

Category: Blended Scotch

Date Tasted:
Country: Scotland
Alcohol: 46%
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of sea spray and caramel corn, button mushrooms and lemon grass, and honeyed apple and fino sherry with a satiny, crisp, bone-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish displaying notes of sea salt, caramel, and green apple, rye dough, and lilac. A youthful and salty blended Scotch; grab a bucket of oysters to eat while grilling some salmon.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: sea spray and caramel corn, button mushrooms and lemon grass, and honeyed apple and fino sherry
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of sea salt, caramel, and green apple, rye dough, and lilac
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Rusty Nail, Rob Roy, Blood & Sand
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A youthful and salty blended Scotch; grab a bucket of oysters to eat while grilling some salmon.

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Blended Scotch

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Serve in a Glencairn Scotch Whisky Glass
Blended Scotch whiskies require a mix of dozens of different malt whiskies to be combined with grain whisky in order to create the desired blend. The individual percentages of each malt whisky may be small, but each contributes its unique character to the blend. A blender will thus need to buy or produce a large amount of different malt whiskies in order to maintain the consistency of the blend. Thus, for a malt whisky distillery, the single malt may get all of the glory, but the blends ultimately pay the bills.